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Carroll Leslie DYER

Male 1916 - 2007  (91 years)


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  • Name Carroll Leslie DYER 
    Born 22 Apr 1916  New Portland, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 2007  Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary from Ravalli Republic, July 20, 2007:
      "HAMILTON - Carroll Leslie Dyer, 91, of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton. He was born April 22, 1916 in New Portland, Maine to Leslie Linn and Lora Agnes Luce Dyer.

      Carroll graduated from high school and went to Washington, Conn. where he worked in a bakery.

      His number was pulled in the draft and he was sent by the Army to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. After basic camp he was sent to Ft. Sill, Okla. While there he met Georgia Hanks of Lawton, Okla.

      He served in the European theatre and was discharged in November 1945. He and Georgia were married Dec. 23, 1945. They made their home in
      Farmington, Maine for a short time then in 1950 moved to Orono, Maine. In Oct. 1981, they moved to Hamilton.

      He worked as a chef in three different fraternities during the school year and during the summer worked in hotels or summer camps. Carroll also worked at the Jackson Liberty Cancer Research Center in Bar Harbor, Maine. He was a member of the Corvallis United Methodist Church. He volunteered at the Humane Society, Haven House, the Commodity Center and Marcus Daly
      Hospital.

      Carroll had a love for music. Georgia and Carroll belonged to numerous square dancing clubs and enjoyed dancing. Upon his retirement and move to Hamilton, Carroll volunteered his time for numerous activities. His love for cooking continued as he made pies or cakes for bake sales and soups and breads for church functions. He was a very outgoing person, always wanting to talk to people. He will be greatly missed by his family and all of his friends.

      He was preceded in death by his wife Georgia, daughter Leslie Jean Slaboda and brothers Cecil and Donald.

      Carroll is survived by his sons, Duane Allen Dyer of Blackwell, Mo., Kevin Ross Dyer of Kodiak, Alaska; nine grandchildren; four great-
      grandchildren; sister Minnie Bowker of Auburn, Maine; numerous nieces and nephews.

      A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 23, at the Corvallis Methodist Church, with Rev. Mick Gray officiating. Private family urn placement will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Hamilton. Arrangements are under the care of the Daly-Leach Chapel in Hamilton. he family suggests memorials to the Corvallis Methodist Church or the Bitterroot Humane Society."

      Source-Ravalli Republic, July 20, 2007
    Person ID I21660  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father Leslie Linn DYER,   b. 8 Sep 1893, New Portland, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1965, Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Lora Agnes LUCE,   b. 13 Nov 1897, New Portland, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1995, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1915  New Vineyard, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Georgia Medreth HANKS,   b. 29 Aug 1923,   d. 12 Nov 2003  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1945 
    Children 
     1. Leslie Jean DYER
     2. Duane Allen DYER
     3. Kevin Ross DYER
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F16095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1916 - New Portland, Somerset, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 2007 - Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, USA Link to Google Earth
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